Corvette Masterpieces: Dream Cars You'd Love to Own

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Krause Publications, Oct 24, 2007 - Antiques & Collectibles - 352 pages
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Few things look as good or move as fast after 55 years as the Corvette, "The Great American Sports Car."

&break;&break;Corvette Masterpieces gives you an insiders look at the author's exclusive collection of 400 spectacular Corvette photos, featuring the most famous and rare 'Vettes to cruise the pavement. This book delivers details about customs, special editions, resto-mods, restyled models, racecars, show cars and celebrity cars, including production details including horsepower and engine specifications. Among the cars featured inside, you will find a 1969 ZL1 model, original Waldorf Astoria Corvette, and show cars such as Mark Shark, and CERV-1.

 

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Contents

Preface
7
A Symbol of American Pride Freedom
8
Waldorf Astoria Show Corvette
13
53 Corvette Reunion Sets Worlds Record
21
The Original 1953 Corvette
27
Legendary Corvette Collector
30
Pugesek Motorsports Revolution Roadster is a Corvette Masterpiece
36
Torch Red 1954 RestoMod Vette
38
Bunkie Knudsens 63 Corvette Styling Twin
198
1964 Worlds Fair Show Corvette
203
1963 Harley Earl Styling Corvette Convertible
207
Florence Knudsens Little Pink Corvette
210
My High Performance Zora Rocket
214
1971 Corvette LS5 Convertible
217
Corvette Summer Movie Corvette
221
Red 73 LS1 Modified with Original Paint
224

An Unrestored Find from 1954
42
Wayne Davis 1954 Rodded Roadster
44
This is the Way it Really Was
48
Polo White 1954 Corvette EX87
52
Full Sevice Vette Collection
58
Cascade Green 56 Dual Quad
61
1956 Corvette LSI RestoMod
65
57 Corvette Air Box Fuelie
69
Its Downright Evil
73
Hypnotic 57 Fuelie has Original Paint 18653 Miles
76
Custom 58 Vette Rod
80
Joie Chitwood Thrill Show 1958 Corvette
84
Investigating the RestoMod by Driving 3 Examples
88
59 Purple People Eater
96
Chip Millers 196 Briggs Cunningham Corvette LeMans Racecar
101
20th Century Meets 21st Century
107
A C5 RestoMod Vette That Looks Like a 62
110
Concept Corvettes At GM Design
113
1963 Grand Sport 001 Roadster Raced in 1966
123
1966 Penske L88 Racer
128
Grand Sport Replica ONe Flying Gokart
133
63 Corvette Z06 Package Made for Racing
137
Custom 1965 Corvette
140
Curbside Service Corvette Style
143
CornFed Big Block
147
Behind the 8Ball
150
1967 435hp Convertible Those Were The Days
154
1967 L88 Convertible Racing Car
160
Having Your Cake And Eating It Too
165
The SeeThrough 1969 L88 Corvette Corvette From The Outside
168
68 Yenko Sunray DX Racing Car Never Titled Never Registered
173
1968 Corvette L88
175
Orange Crush
179
1969 Baldwin Motion Phase III GT
184
A 43000mile original
187
Rebel L88 Racer
189
Supreme Bad Boy Muscle Vette
194
Modified 1977 TTop Runs a ZZ4 Crate Engine
227
Radical WideBody Greenwood Vette
230
A Real Psychotic Reaction
233
1989 Corvette Challenge Racing Car
236
Fastest Little Street Vette in Texas All Dressed to the Nines
240
Tuner King of the Hill
243
The Rest of the Story
246
Corvettes Second Chief Engineer Drives a 95 ZR1
250
Supernatural 450 Grand Sport
253
1997 Corsa Tiger Shark
256
The American Heartland Creates a Monster The Green Thing
258
Callaway C12
260
Excess and Wretched Excess
264
Kaizen C5
268
Cavallo GT Blends Vette Sophistication with Viper Boldness
272
1999 Specter Werkes FixedRoof Corvette Coupe Demonstrator
274
Another Future Corvette Collectible
279
Friyantha Weerasurias Z07 Corvette
281
WheeltoWheel Built C5 Tiger Shark Precursor
285
Lingenfelter 427 TwinTurbo
287
Stage 4 MTI World Challenge For The Street
290
A Tuners Rendition Of A C5R For The Street
293
Vetters Venomous Vette
298
How Do You Describe An LS6 WIth Twin Turbos?
301
Killer Z06 Corvette Doug Rippie Motorsports
304
After Hours Effort Created Skunk Werkes Z06 Convertible
306
A Red Z06 Convertible From The Skunk Werkes
309
TunerModified C5 Corvette Z06 Grand Sport Convertible
311
Andy Pilgrim Special Edition C5
314
Worlds Ultimate StreetLegal NaturallyAspirated 427
317
Clearly A Case of OneUpmanship
320
2006 Commemorative Edition LS2 Twin Turbo 427
323
Corvetteforumcoms CruiseIn
325
Lingenfelter Shop Tour
332
Burnout Basics
338
Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Plant Tour
341
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